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Francesca Davila | innergiZing™ | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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"Things are working out for my higher purpose."

Francesca, you have always been an entrepreneur. What's your story?
I came from Colombia 10 years ago, as a skilled worker in business administration. It was a big change. I came with two kids, a husband and eight bags. My first business in Canada was a wellness centre, offering seminars, yoga, dance and meditation. After a year and a half, I had to move because of costs, so I took a year to get certified as a health and wellness holistic coach. Now, I work with people around the world as a transition coach, helping usher people through change.

What is your core message as a coach?
Well, you must first visualize where you're going through life. Improvement must come from the inside out. We need the mind to visualize first to create the person through relaxation, affirmations and movement. I also do public speaking combining the innergiZing™ method — and always get people up, moving and dancing. When they feel energetic and excited, they're more open to the message.

Can we talk about your mantra? It seems wrapped up in your ideas about change.
True! Things are always working out, for everyone. When you feel doubt and things are not crystal clear, use your intuition. You always have that 'knowing' that things will work out for you. When you truly believe that things will always work out for your higher good, it's very settling.

It sounds like you've been through a lot of change yourself. What are the big ones?
I had been practicing meditation for a long time, but to move from student to teacher was unexpected. I dug deep into it and one of the things that came up was the word 'adjusting' — the experience of adjusting. There's a saying that the river always finds a way — it's constantly adjusting. But most people either quit or do nothing in the face of chance. They don't find the middle sweet spot.

What advice would you give other women in business?
I'd say that success looks different for everyone. And when people find their version of success, they often focus on problems. Look for solutions instead of problems. Be responsible for your own mindset. Lead from your heart, to be the best you, and bring out the best in others.

Photographer: Lindsey Gibeau